Asia markets follow Wall St higher as virus fears recede

Asia markets follow Wall St higher as virus fears recede
Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher for a second day as optimism about a global economic recovery appears to be outweighing concern over rising coronavirus cases

アジア人 stock markets followed ウォール街 higher Thursday for a second day as optimism about an economic recovery appeared to outweigh concern over rising coronavirus cases and inflation.

Market benchmarks in 上海 香港, Seoul and Sydney advanced. 日本語 markets were closed for a holiday.

一晩, ウォール街 s S&P 500 インデックスローズ 0.8%, putting it on pace for a weekly gain after rebounding from Monday’s 1.6% 損失.

Investors are wavering between optimism about a global recovery and unease that it might be delayed by the spread of the virus’s more contagious delta variant. They also worry central bankers might feel pressure to tame rising inflation by rolling back easy credit.

“The Delta variant remains an ever-present downside risk for the markets in the near-term,” said Craig Erlam of Oanda in a report, “but as long as inflation remains only a temporary problem, it also keeps central bank hawks at bay.

The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2% に 3,569.95 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong surged 1.7% に 27,683.23.

The Kospi in Seoul added 1% に 3,247.42 and the S&P-ASX 200 in Sydney rose 0.9% に 7,377.60.

India’s Sensex opened 1.2% higher at 52,803.19. New Zealand retreated while Singapore and Jakarta gained.

ウォール街, the S&P 500 index rose Wednesday to 4,358.69.

Technology stocks, banks and companies that rely on consumer spending helped drive the benchmark index’s advance. Energy stocks also rose as the price of U.S. crude oil marched 4.3% より高い. Utilities and real estate stocks were among the decliners.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.8% に 34,798 and the Nasdaq composite added 0.9% に 14,631.95.

我ら. 株式, boosted by unexpectedly strong corporate profit reports, have gained in choppy trading despite coronavirus uncertainties.

Coca-Cola Co. and fast food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill rose after reporting better quarterly results than expected. Netflix fell 3.3% after reporting its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years.

より多い 80% of companies in the S&P 500 that have reported results so far have beat analysts’ forecasts, according to FactSet. より多い 100 are due to announce next week.

エネルギー市場で, ベンチマーク米国. crude lost 34 セントから $69.96 ニューヨークマーカンタイル取引所での電子取引における1バレルあたり. The contract rose $2.88 on Wednesday to $70.30. ブレント原油, used to price international oils, shed 38 セントから $71.85 ロンドンの1バレルあたり. It advanced $2.88 the previous session to $72.23.

The dollar declined to 110.14 yen from Wednesday’s 110.28 円. The euro edged lower to $1.1797 から $1.1799.


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